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Reduce your child's (and teen's) test stress
Is your child or teen struggling with stress that is hampering performance or creating misery in the household? Dr. Ben Bernstein, after decades of research and private practice, can help with a presentation that could turn it all around for both parents and teens. Bernstein, a neighbor, is a nationally recognized expert on coaching young people for superior performance. His new book, A Teen's Guide to Success: how to be calm, confident and focused has recently arrived in local book stores.